29+ Weather Flying Ants
PNG. Flying ants descended on the uk in their swarms on sunday, with so many making an appearance they even cropped up on satellite weather radar. Huge swarms of flying ants in the south of england have appeared on a weather forecast map looking like rain.
A swarm of ants flying over the uk was so big on friday that it was picked up on radar and confused for rain, the met office has said. We do not often see the flying ants on the radar channels as the weather is too dry. Weather watchers initially believed the weird droplets on their radar screens were rain clouds.
Flying ants usually take off when the weather is warm, humid, and wind speeds are low, allowing for a smoother flight.
A dense swarm of flying ants spanning dozens of miles over southeastern england registered on meteorology radars, officials said friday. Clouds of the insects were shown moving from south. This isn't the first time flying ants have been mistaken for raindrops. Jen millsfriday 17 jul 2020 3:05 pm.